The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by the World Affairs Council which is a member of Global Ties U.S.
Social Media - Creatively Connecting Communities: This in-person program for the Near East and North Africa, will examine the protection of free speech on social media, observe media companies and organizations in tandem with digital content creation, and explore the transition of media from traditional print to online information and entertainment.
Regulatory Science in the United States and Improving Public Communication of Data-driven Policies: This program gathers four members of the Japanese science policy formulation community, academia, NGO, and government officials together for meetings in Seattle. The delegation will explore regulation processes in the United States and how government and industry work to ensure the health and safety of people. Participants will be introduced to the approaches and tools used in the United States to build public support for science-based policies, while exchanging experiences and establishing relationships with their U.S. counterparts.
TechGirls is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with partial funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by Legacy International.
TechGirls: TechGirls is a fully-funded U.S. Department of State exchange program designed to empower and inspire young women ages 15-17 from around the globe to pursue careers in science and technology. Through this virtual program, 22 TechGirls from South and Central Asia will take part in a virtual job shadowing experience to expose them to careers in STEM.
The Youth Ambassadors Program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State that is coordinated in Brazil by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates.
Brazil Youth Ambassadors: This in-person program is for Brazilian high school students recognized for their leadership skills. 17 Youth Ambassadors from Brazil will visit Seattle this July. Each student is between the ages of 16 - 18 and has a social impact initiative they are developing/have developed in their communities and schools. They're excited to hone their projects, while developing their leadership skills and connecting with youth leaders in Seattle.
The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) in partnership with the World Affairs Council.
Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship: YLAI is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship program for emerging entrepreneurs and business leaders from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada. Designed to promote mutual understanding and build a network of young business and social entrepreneurs, 14 entrepreneurs from 13 countries will collaborate with Seattle-based organizations and businesses through a month-long Fellowship.